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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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Dutch frustration with Russia grows increasingly personal. Plus the latest on the Mideast conflict.

Dutch frustration with Russia grows increasingly personal. Plus the latest on the Mideast conflict.

March 5th, 2014
06:21 PM ET

Roundtable: When it comes to reining in Putin, does it matter who is president?

(CNN) – The President has been hammered by Republicans for his response to the continuing crisis in Ukraine.

But history looms over this conflict, and the parallels between the Obama administration's response now, and the Bush administration's stance back in 2008 during then-Prime Minster Vladimir Putin's invasion of the country of Georgia actually show some striking similarities.

Susan Glasser, editor at Politico Magazine and co-autor of "Kremlin Rising," and White House correspondent for Yahoo! News Olivier Knox discuss.

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